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Katherine Haddon

Katherine Haddon

    Britain's leaders scramble across nail-biting finish line
    Britain's leaders scramble across nail-biting finish line
    The election looks set to deliver a minority government for the first time since 1974 but could also push Britain closer to leaving the European...
    British teacher held hostage in Libya released
    British teacher held hostage in Libya released
    British schoolteacher David Bolam has been released after nearly five months of captivity in Libya, reportedly after payment of a ransom to his...
    Russia, US seek solution to Ukraine crisis at talks
    Russia, US seek solution to Ukraine crisis at talks
    The US and Russia stepped up diplomatic efforts to defuse the Ukraine crisis on Wednesday amid heightened tensions on the ground in the flashpoint...
    Afghan policewomen step up with guns and headscarves
    Afghan policewomen step up with guns and headscarves
    For the handful of policewomen in one of Afghanistan's most volatile provinces, danger and disapproval are all in a day's work. Not that it bothers...
    Afghan women boxers eye Olympic knock-out
    Afghan women boxers eye Olympic knock-out
    In a gym at Kabul's main stadium, where the Taliban used to publicly execute women accused of adultery, female Afghan boxers hoping to make it to...
    Cameron urges China to work closely with G20
    Cameron urges China to work closely with G20
    British Prime Minister David Cameron on Wednesday urged China to work closely with the G20 and introduce greater political freedoms on the final...
    Pressure grows for UK power-sharing deal
    Pressure grows for UK power-sharing deal
    Britain's main opposition parties came under growing pressure on Monday to agree to a power-sharing deal, four days after a general election left...
    Airlines press for compensation as skies reopen
    Airlines press for compensation as skies reopen
    As Europe's airspace reopened and weary passengers boarded long-delayed flights home, airline executives pressed for government compensation to...
    Europe's airways reopen for business
    Europe's airways reopen for business
    Swarms of stranded passengers scrambled on Wednesday to hitch a flight home after Europe's air embargo ended in a dramatic game of brinkmanship in...
    Margaret Thatcher blocked talks with 'terrorist' Mugabe
    Margaret Thatcher blocked talks with 'terrorist' Mugabe
    Margaret Thatcher banned her envoy to what was then Rhodesia from meeting Robert Mugabe in 1979, refusing to talk "with terrorists until they...
    Judges withhold African leadership prize
    Judges withhold African leadership prize
    Judges for a $5-million prize recognising good governance in Africa said on Monday they had decided not to award the honour this year.
    Brown battles for future as third top minister quits
    Brown battles for future as third top minister quits
    British Prime Minister Gordon Brown was battling to stay in his job on Friday after a minister quit calling for his resignation, while the Labour...